(November 13, 1990) Starfinder episode 15 explores the nature of light from Galileo to the present (1990). Starfinder makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science. Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, light
This 1950s special interest short about sailing was made by the Castle Films company, a popular maker of 16mm films for the home movie market. It shows various sloops, sailboats, and racing sailboats. Australian racing dinghy's are seen at about the 2 minute mark. Dinghy racing is the competitive sport of sailing dinghies. Dinghy racing has affected aspects of the modern dinghy, including hull design, sail materials and sailplan, and techniques such as planing and trapezing. The... Topics: Sailing, Sail Racing, Tall Ship, Sailboat, Schooner, Cuba, Havana, Yacht Racing, Sqarerigger,...
Circular and straight pulses are reflected from various shaped barriers. Periodic straight waves are refracted at various angles. Mention is made of Snell's law and spherical and chromatic aberrations. Various focusing effects and total internal reflection are demonstrated. From the EDC College Physics series Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Reflection (Optics), Refraction, Light Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
This film examines the process of holography, types of holograms, and the uses of the hologram for artistic and scientific purposes, as demonstrated by Tung H. Jeong, PhD, Lake Forest College. About the film, director Tom Smith writes: "Nobel Prize winner Dennis Gabor, holography’s inventor, saw the film after it was made and said it was the best film on the subject that he had seen. It is such a visual subject it made for a good film. I knew the 3-D quality could only be appreciated if... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Physics., Photography., Light.
Executive producers, Paul Burnford, Jack Stoops Variation in dark and light is called value. Value can be a natural part of any object, or it can be created by controlling the way in which light strikes the object. Artists can vary value in color by adding black or white, or by selecting contrasting dark or light color values. Sculptors create value by the way they form the surface to catch light and cast shadows. In all ages, and in many materials, artists have created value contrasts. Their... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Light, Shades and shadows, Light (Design), Art appreciation, Visual... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation